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Boulder Car Rental Information

Pick-up Location Boulder
Car Types Box truck, Commercial, Compact, Convertible, Economy, Full-size, Intermediate, Luxury, Minivan, Premium, SUV, Standard, Van
Rental Locations 8
Popular Agencies Hertz, Enterprise, Avis, Budget

Cheap Car Rentals in Boulder

Economy $22/day
Compact $22/day
Intermediate $24/day
Standard $29/day
Full-size $29/day
SUV $43/day
2 Adults, 2 Bags Economy car in Boulder hertz
4 Adults, 2 Bags Compact car in Boulder hertz
5 Adults, 3 Bags Intermediate car in Boulder hertz
5 Adults, 3 Bags Standard car in Boulder hertz
5 Adults, 2 Bags Full-size car in Boulder hertz
5 Adults, 3 Bags SUV car in Boulder hertz
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Boulder car rental reviews and directory

From $26/day
Rated #1
Enterprise
enterprise
Best Rated
8.5 Excellent (12,847 reviews)
3 locations in Boulder
Enterprise
Locations in Boulder
2745 Mapleton Ave
+1 303 448 9979
4850 Valmont Rd
+1 303 448 9974
5472 Arapahoe Ave
+1 303 449 9466
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From $34/day
Rated #2
Avis
avis
7.6 Good (2,258 reviews)
2 locations in Boulder
Avis
Locations in Boulder
2480 49th Street, Suite D
+1 303 245 0033
4800 Baseline Road, Suite D109A
+1 303 499 1136
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From $33/day
Rated #3
Budget
budget
7.4 Good (4,199 reviews)
3 locations in Boulder
Budget
Locations in Boulder
1100 Highway 287
+1 720 887 2843
2480 49th Street
+1 303 245 6097
4800 Baseline Road Suite D109a
+1 303 444 9054
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From $22/day
Rated #4
Hertz
hertz
Cheapest deal
Most popular
7.4 Good (3,858 reviews)
1 location in Boulder
Hertz
Locations in Boulder
2515 N. 49th Street
+1 303 443 9122
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National
national
1 location in Boulder
National
Locations in Boulder
11755 Airport Way
+1 303 460 1548

Car Rental Locations in Boulder

Good to Know

Most Popular Agency Hertz
Most Popular Car Type Economy
Average price $33/day
Good deal $25/day

When to Book a Rental Car in Boulder

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Top Tips For Renting a Car in Boulder

  • Boulder truly is a city for cars and visitors are highly recommended to rent a vehicle during their time in the city. This is especially the case if you plan on taking in any of the natural scenery around Boulder, such as the Flatirons. The Flatirons are one Boulder’s most iconic sights and are just a 2-mile or 8-minute drive from the city center, but they are only accessible via personal vehicle.
  • Chances are good that step one of your itinerary is to pick up your rental car upon arriving in Boulder. For travelers with flights landing at Denver International Airport, you can reach the rental car facilities via the airport’s rental shuttle, which picks passengers up from outside of Jeppesen Terminal on Level 5 at Island 4.
  • One thing to keep in mind when visiting Boulder is that the mountains during winter are often full of snow. Visitors of the area should keep that in mind when planning itineraries, as a sudden snowfall can often lead the roads to get bogged down in the early morning before the snow plows have had a chance to clear them. In the case of snowy mountain roads, just make sure to drive carefully and be aware that it will take your car longer than normal to slow down.
  • Rush hour traffic in Boulder, while not as severe as neighboring Denver, is still worth avoiding if possible. Congestion picks up during the morning rush hour from 6:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., then starts back up in the afternoon at around 4:00 p.m. and slows down again at about 7:00 p.m. I-25 is one of the major congestion culprits in Boulder and those who do not want to get caught up in traffic should avoid it during rush hour.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Boulder for $25 or less
  • Book your rental car in Boulder at least 4 weeks before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Mini rental cars in Boulder are around 40% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs About Renting a Car in Boulder

How much does it cost to rent a car in Boulder?

On average a rental car in Boulder costs $35 per day.

What is the most popular rental car in Boulder?

Economy (Chevrolet Spark or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Boulder.

What is the cheapest car rental company in Boulder?

In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Hertz ($22/day), Enterprise ($48/day) and Avis ($74/day).

What is the best rental car company in Boulder?

Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies in Boulder are Enterprise (8.5, 12847 reviews), Avis (7.6, 2258 reviews), and Budget (7.4, 4199 reviews).

Which car rental companies are at the airport: Denver Intl Airport (DEN)?

Car rental companies onsite at Denver Intl Airport include Fox, Advantage, Hertz, Enterprise, Sixt, E-Z Rent-A-Car, Thrifty, Dollar, Payless and Alamo.

Which car rental companies will pick you up at the airport: Denver Intl Airport (DEN)?

Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Denver Intl Airport to off-airport locations include Fox, Advantage, Hertz, Enterprise, Sixt, E-Z Rent-A-Car, Airport Van, Thrifty, Dollar, and Alamo.

What is the cheapest rental car location in Boulder?

In the last 72 hours the cheapest rental car price was found at Hertz 2515 N. 49th Street 80301-2403 (2 miles from city center).

How can I find car rentals near me in Boulder?

Take a look at our extensive car rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Boulder?

Like most cities in the U.S., Boulder is blessed with wide roads and large parking spaces. Fortunately for drivers who prefer large vehicles, this means they will have no problem renting even the largest of cars. However, if you plan on embarking on any road trips or would like to be mindful of your carbon footprint, it may be worth renting a smaller vehicle that is more fuel efficient.

What's the speed limit in Boulder?

Residential areas in Boulder feature speed limits of 20 to 35 mph, while urban roads feature speed limits of 35 to 55 mph. Rural roads, on the other hand, range from 55 to 65 mph. Interstates and highways in Boulder have speed limits of up to 75 mph.

How are gas prices in Boulder?

Gas prices in Boulder are fairly average for the U.S., at around $2.35 per gallon. This is a bit more expensive than cities on the cheaper end like Tampa, where gas is around $2.00, but is also much cheaper than some of the more expensive cities in the U.S. like New York City, where gas is $3.35 per gallon.

Where are the best places to park in Boulder?

Streetside parallel parking should basically suit your needs for most parts of Boulder, including the downtown area. Additionally, the majority of businesses such as restaurants and shopping centers will have ample parking available for customers. For paid parking such as in garages or private lots, the average cost is around $1.25 per hour for the first three hours and rates variably go up from there.